Ramkissoon v Olds Discount Company (TCC) Ltd

JurisdictionTrinidad & Tobago
CourtSupreme Court (Trinidad and Tobago)
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38 cases
  • Brown (Erldine Henry) v Jamcon Engineering Ltd and Rupert Murray
    • Jamaica
    • Supreme Court (Jamaica)
    • September 21, 2000
    ...no doubt in rare but appropriate cases, be departed from. The supposed second rule does not in my opinion exist. (ii) 1. Ramkisson v Olds Discount Co. (TCC) Ltd. (1961)4 W.I.R. 73 The headnote sets out the background as follows: "The respondent obtained judgment in default of defence again......
  • Rose (Paulette) (on her behalf as mother dependent and near relative of deceased (Delnielo Authers) v Attorney General of Jamaica
    • Jamaica
    • Supreme Court (Jamaica)
    • July 10, 2001
    ...Foster-Pusey's affidavit is not an affidavit of merit and contains hearsay upon hearsay. 13In support of his position he relied on Ramkissoon v Olds Discount (1961) 4 WIR 73 at page 74 which reads thus:- "Nothing in the affidavit of the Solicitor says or suggests that the Solicitor had any......
  • B & J Equipment Rental Ltd v Joseph Nanco
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • February 15, 2013
    ...of the reasons given by her. Reliance was placed on the well known decision of the Court of Appeal of Trinidad & Tobago in Ramkissoon v Olds Discount Company (TCC) Ltd (1961) 4 WIR 73, the decision of Wolfe J (as he then was) in Century National Bank v Sinclair (1992) 29 JLR 21 and the rece......
  • D & LH Services Ltd and Others v Attorney General and Commissioner of the Jamaica Fire Brigade
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • September 25, 1999
    ...revealing a defence on its merits sworn to by someone who can swear to the facts. (Farden et al v Richter (1889) 23 QBD 124 ), Ramkissoon v Olds Discount Co. (1961) 4 WIR 73 ). Again Lord Atkin in Evans v Bartlam (supra), said of the discretion, at page 650: "The discretion is in terms unc......
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